The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 20, 1952
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-SATURDAY, DF,C. 20, 1952 m.YTIIEVIU.K (AUK.) COURIER NKWS PAGE FIYH Improved Chicks Roll Over Caruthersville by 65-42 Score CARUTHKRSVILLE — Operating their fast break offense the best this year, Bly- tlievllle's Chickasaws rolled to their second victory of Hit season with a 65-42 verdict over Caruthersville liere last night. Mbntroe Holland, Donald Gentry • ami Red .Childress all Cook a big linml In seoi-lns honors. Tlwv Uud 18, 15 nnd 12 points; respectively. The CMcks ontscored CarutUeis- vllle In every quarter, giving the game over to the reserves In the , v filial stanza. •» 19-11 at Quarter Blytheville lield n 10-11 first quarter lead and was ahead 38-22 at halftime. By the end of the third quarter, the chicks were leading 52-31. Cromer was Canithersville's high- /yt/iev///e Plays First Tourney Game at 9 a.m. on December 31 Blytheville plays its first game fn Jone.sboro's northeast Arkansas ivilational basketball tournament at 9 a.m. on Dec. 31, it was learned , lioint man with 13 markers, He was followed by Franks who had 11. '• It marked the final game for the Chicks until they meet Forrest City in the Northeast Arkansas Invitational tournament in Jonesboro on Dec. 31. Tiie B team cagers turned In an. oilier win last night. ; They came oft with a 40-31 verdict over Caruthersvilie's Bees. Danny Cobb, who had ten points!. once again leri the Blytheville Bees A Game .Pos. . F Bljlhevltle Chlkirea 11 O'Brien 5 Holland 1« . Mosley 9 Gentry 15 c Q. G Carulhersvlll. Cromer 13 Johnson a Walls : .... ChlHon : Franks 1 Substitutes: Blytheville _ Mich ael, Hill. Privett, Taylor 4, IIay, 2, Edgmon 2; Caruthersville — Barnes 3. Cravens 1, Wilson, Cim ningham. Hughes 4. B.Game Blytheville Pos. Canitliersvill Michael 2 F. .. . Gregory £" Charles HaU 8 F. . McCla'han 1 ~ West 7 C Willis LaugsUm G. Cook Cobb 10 G Abenath Substitutes: Blytheville —Shank. Edgmon 3. Fisher, Hyde 1, clarenc Hall 8. Caruthersvillf —Hill, Lay 2 Bartholomew. Leachviile Loses lar Forward Regulc LEACHVI1.LE— Louis Nelson, reg uhir for.vnrd on Leachvllle's basket ball team and the team's secor highest scorer, Is feared lost, for th sermon to the Lions. The all-around athlete was take to a Memphis hospital this wee with what \YEIS believed to be ri-ntured ulcer. He is a junior and was an ou ending track performer, compe :\3 hi the broad jump, shot put an 'is-jus events. The Chicks, first seeded in the oumatnent, meet Forrest City In ii\t engagement. Newport has been seeded second nd Leachviile and Bay follow in int- order. I.eachvllle-\Velner Leachvilte plays Wrjiner at 9 p.m. it the 31st in Its first game. BlythevPle and Leachviile are at pposite ends of the bracket and 1 both win two Barnes, will meet ach other in the semifinals, Hay meets Hoxle In, the conter- nce opener on Tuesday at 1 p,m. Semifinals will be'played off the afternoon of Jan. 3 with games beginning at 1:00 and 3:00. Finals are to be played Rt 8:30 the night of Jan, 3 (Saturday). In the B division, Mississippi county Is represented by only one tpam-Wilson. The Bulldogs take on Bono at 10;30 a.m. on, Dec. 30, If they get by that one, they'll meet the winner of the Grnenway-Nettleton contest. Poughkeepsle has been scoled (list In the B cUvisou and ts fol- Icnveti by Calico Rock, Brookland and Greenuay. •lo-Hum Search for Coach Will Stragger On FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Paul (Bear) Bryant, the Foi'dyce native sought by the University of Arkansas for its head football coach, last night flatly rejected the job, and chose to stay on at the University of Kentucky. In a telegram to Dr. John Tyler Caldwell, president of the Arkansas school, and Razorback Athletic Director John Barnhill, Bryant eald: "Deeply regret that H is impossible to accept position offered in your iclegram. The. president said the committee telegraphed an offer and their terms to Bryant Wednesday night. Previously, it. had been announced that th'e job hart not been offered to Bryant. On (he other hand it was common knowledge that it was his for the asking. "We deeply regret that Coach Bryant' cannot accept our offer," said Dr. OaWwell. "I am very sorry he (Bryant) will not be with us for I had look- .ed forward with a great deal of iVabert Impresses Aussies in Singles By GAYLE TALBOT EYDNEY, Australia (AP) — The Australians became fully aware today that in Tony Trabert (he Americans have an extremely capable second singles player for them to face In the coming Davis Cup challenge round. Trabert, from Cincinnati, O..+ pulled out all the stops today In trouncing Italy's crack youngster, Fausto Gardlnl, 0-3, 5-7, 7-5, and 6-3. Australian experts nnanlmoxialy Harrison Teams >ivide 2 Games agreed that Tony is more dangerous right now than he was a year ago despite the fact that he had spent time in the Navy Trabert trimmed Gardini in far more convincing fashion than Vic Seixas, (he American captain, who was carried to five sets in whipping the lanky Oardini Thursday. Favorite 'Off today's form Tony has been made the favorite over the Australian's number two Davis Cup singles player, whether it's Ken McGregor or Mervyn Rose. Gardiril was a very sound player but he was almost completely help loss when Trsberl WHS getting -his first service In. In all Trabert ^rocfectcd 13 clean aces past Oar* dlnl., Despite the loss to • a superior player, the Italian put up-such courageous battle nnd Joined Trabert in so innny spectacular rallies that Australians are almost certain to bring him back for Ihc Melbourne Championships, which fol lows ,lhe Davis Cup challenge round. In the opening match of the fina' day's program .which saw Hie American team sweep the Italians Into a 5-0 defeat, Hamilton Rich ardson had no difficulty In defeat ing Rolando del Bello 1-5, 6-3, 5-' and 6-3. Rlch'ardson was forced to doubli fault four straight times In the nex to last game to lose the third set Seixas and Trabert are schcd uled to hold a workout tomorrow on the Adelaide grass courts, scene o the Davis Cup matches. Seixas ox pressed confidence that the Amer can team would bring the cup bac' home. \VARNI\G ORDER In Ihc Chancery Court, Clilc sawha District, Mississippi Conn I; Arkansas. ROS.S Swarner, Pit. vs. , Lillian Swarner, Dft The defendant, Lillian Swarne j, fcprcby wanted to appear with! r "••.",>• dEV.i In the court named I - ^jioiion hereof and answer th , -,!rjnt of the plaintiff, E*v.amcT. Dated this 28 day of. Novembe 1GS2. Harvey Morris, Clerk 13- ciiy V''fi '"nrnrs, !> Cicude f\ Coo^jr, . -ty. foi i>tt 11>2*. 12 8-13-2 Harrison High's Dragons split oubleneader with Miller Higfr enms ol Helena at the Harrtsor ym last night. The boys team wa eaten but the girls team won. In the first game the Dragon ttes grabbed an early lead and wen n to take a 31-24 decision. The nightcap was just the bppo .te with Helena's boys forgtn head In the first quarter and the casting fo a 42-32 verdict. The games were the last of Har isons* pre-hollday schedule, Th >ragons will not see action agai mill Jan. 3, when they meet Rip ey, Tenn., here. anticipation to the opportunity of working with him here," said Barnhill. Calciwell said that Bryant had expressed satisfaction nl the terms offered him by Arkansas, but had :kecl (hat the job offer not be ade public until he had an op*•(unity to confer with Kentucky ficials. i Earlier yesterdaj', Brynnl met 3th Kentucky trustees and direc- rs of its Athletic Association. Out that meeting came a statement at sald f in part: "Coach Bryant assured the oards.. that he eagerly looked irward to his continued assocla- ou with the University of Ken- ucky." Bryant declined to elaborate to cporters on the' stalomehi. His urrent contract lias iO years to o .at an estimated annual salary f $15,500. The Kentucky coach 'played igh school football at Fordyce. R teamed with the Tamed Don utson as Alabama's ends in-the 3Q's. His fitst head coaching job was t Maryland, where he served a ear before going to Kentucky in [M6. There, the Bear put a down- nd-out grid program on the map one of the potent powers of ollegiate football: Dr. Caldwel) didn't say what the mlvcrsHy's next step will be, and Barnhill frankly commented that wasn't sure "where "to go from lere." A screening committee of Influential fans had recommended Bryant for the Job, but they also in- er viewed four other prospects. They were Elmer Smith of Southern State; Frosty England ol Ark- insas State; Jimmy Karam, former Little Rock Junior College coach, and Wilson Matthews of Little Rock High School. Pot Perry Is Injured Del!-M. Tree Tilt Highlights Finals OSCKOI/A — O.sceola and Keiser girls teams gtt things started in the finals of the Osceola Invitational tournament here tonight at 7:30 in what promsies to be one of the top girls' contests in Hie county this year. In the boys bracket. Marked Tree f . , J will lake on nell for championship honors. Marked Treo won the honor 10 advance to the finals by coming through with a close 60-46 verdict over Manila. '• Manila led. 24-22, at the half. Worthy had 12 points for Marked Tree's best scoring effort while Bullni'd let! Manila with 16 markers. Keller's girls held a slim 22-S8 halftlnie lead over Luxora and expanded that into i 50-32 final margin. The result- came as somewhat of a surprise. Many figured Lnxora as pre-lourney favorites and thought at worst they would play Keiser a much closer game, Cockorham nnd Creccy each had 21 for Keiser and Lewis led I.ux- ora with 15. nell defeated Lnxora's boys In their semifinal go. Dell took a 38-17 Imlflime lead and then coasted to n G3-45 victory. Kansas State Has Easy Time Doesn't Even Work Up Sweat in Turning Back Irish, 90-64 DETROIT i,n — Kansas state hardly worked up a sweat coasting to a surprisingly easy 00-64 victory over Noire Dame last night in the first round of the Spartan basketball tournament nt Michigan state College. Michigan Slate gave UCLA a rough battle before losing n 60-55 decision in tiie Californium; in the Johnson sank 21 for loi.xora while wruttnr ami Mooney hail 20 and for the winners. Katie Watson poured through 23 hits as Osceolas' girls won a -43 decision over Marked Tree. Marenret Johnson had 34 points r Marked Tree. Trophies will be awarded nftcr night's (jnmcs and alMaurnament ams will be announced. tough Tag Affair on Mat Program A six-man tag match will be the efiture attraction of Promoter MiHe lerouey's weekly wrestling pro- rain at American Leg^n ruitlllail- TU Red Byrti, Leo Newman aurt Hill Canny will align themselves ou one MANILA CAGEUS — Conch Wayne Taylor's Manila Lions are being recognkcd as one of the fastest coming teams in the county. They are tboys, first row) Bobby Scott, Joe Pierce, Lnrry Horner, H arold G ordon; (s eco" d row) Way land Jobe, James Billiard, Ralph Wagner, Kenneth Tipton; (back row) Billy Davidson, Jerry Edwards, Carl Tipton. The girls are (first row) Wanda Bourlanri, Mavis Shelton, Wunda M c W 1111 a m s, Jennme Wright; (second row) Bcttye Morgan, Mary Williams. Klta Harris, Shirley Davidson; (back row) Millie Johnston, Bonnie McFall, Mary Hallimjer, Uila Kobbins. Kathleen Love, manager. (Courier Ncus I'liolos) Chrislenberry in Rhubarb, He Gave Fight to Graham, Reversing Decision By JACK HANI) j NEW YORK (AP) — Chairman Rolj ChnstenbeiT.v of the New York State Alhlcli Commission is in the middle of an old fashioned rhubarb because lie reversed an official' score card to give Billy Graham a split docinion win over Joe Giardcllo in the usual Frkla night confusion at Madison Squarp Garden. MAGNOLIA (^> — pour persona— ncludlng & University of Arkansf ootba)! player—were reportedly in nred In an automobile collisio near here last night. Magnolia city hospital authorities =;ald Pat Perry, Razorback end, suf- "ered several broken ribs and * punctured lung. Occupant* of the •second car—Mrs. Sam Dodson, Mrs. Archie Klrkpatrlck and Wanda Dodson. all of Magnolia—were hospitalized. Cage Scores Ky' Tiie Associated Prc<,« . Kansas 83 Southern Methodist 66 Southeast Mo 89 Missouri Mines 55 Parsons T7 Iowa Wesleyan 72 Wabash 82 Concordla Mo 81 overtime Kansas Slate 80 Notre Datnc 6i UCLA 60 Michigan Slate 55 HAIA Tourney Kns Portland Ore 81 Southwest Texas State 78 Southwest Missouri State 66 Washhurn Kas 55 semi final Milllkin III SS Rockhurst Mo 76 IC-^T'S bracket Marshall WVa 103 Morningslde In 100 loser's bracket Ottawa Kas TO William Jewell Mo Arkansas College 6 Southern State 63 McI'lK!.-o:i K^s V Eethe! K-.K F(l WcsmlnsUr Mo 63 Greemille III 57 NOTICE Notice Is hereby given th»t the undereigned hai filed with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control of the State of Arkansas for a permit to .sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as: Carrnl Store, Rt. 2, Leachville, Mississippi County. The undersigned stale* that he IB a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the under- siRned h&s been revoked within live years last past; and that the undersigned has ne^ f er been convicted o( violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be Issued lor operation beginning on the 16th day of Dec., 1952, and to expire on the 30th day of JunV 1953. Mary E. Molett. Applicant Subscribed and sworn to before me this 19 day of December, 1952. UuLean Alexander. Notary Public My Commission expires: 6-1-52. The television customers must be sliocked. They henrd Giardello proclaimed the winner. Then a few minutes Inter ring announcer Johnny Addle made Joey "an unofficial winner, subftct to. a review of the cards." Long after the disgruntled crowd of 3,228 paying $8,8G4 had luft the darkened Garden, Christenberry came tip with his reversal that made Graham the winner. Graham, a New Yorker, incidentally weighed MB lo 15P,i for the Philadelphia counter puncher Judge Joe Agnello's card, originally scored for GUrdcllo fi-4 in rounds, was the one that upset ChrlsEenberry. Agnello had scored the 10th round for Giardello while both the other officials gave it lo Graham. Unprecedented ChrlMenberry, in a move be- Moved to be unprecedented changed the lOtli round. Instesu of a one point round for Giardello he made it a two point round for Graham on the Agnello card. He also changed the fourth • round from a one-pointer tor Graham to a Iwo-poinEer for Graham. As a result • Agnello's final and "official" card came out even 5-5 In rounds with Graham the winner on points 7-6. That was the decisive ballot ns the other officials split. Judge Charley Shorten found for Graham 7-3 and Hefcrce Ray Miller voted for Giardello 54-1, The AP card had Graham on top 6-4- A poll of writers at ringside showed six for Graham, one for Giardello and two voting a draw. The switch brought wild confusion to the gamblers. Who gets paid? Graham, a 2-1 favorite, be- icials' votes gave It fo Giardello. :t's all most confusing. "It was my honest opinion that .he man (Graham) was entitled to I." srtjd Christcnbcrry as lie made .he reversal in the officials'. 1 ; dressing room. "I'd qull rather j .linn condone anything else." Tho small crnw'tl mode as much noise sis a t«ll house in venting Its disapproval of the original verdict while n heartbroken Graham stood with head clown in his corner. The fans crowded around reside, hurling Insults nt the officials Reaction Vlplent Graham, loser of a disputed split decision to Kid Gavilan in an Aug. 20, 1951, title bout, was called the ''uncrowned chanip" for over ft year until he was soundly beaten by GaviHan In Havana last October, He had made loud protests about a split decision loss to Giar- dello last Aug. 4 al Brooklyn Eastern Parkway. This final bio seemed too much. scheduled to o( Michigan opponents will be Chle/ earn. Tlielr Lone Eagle, Lee Fields and Etldle .Intone. * Preliminary bouts will find Lone Eagle, Newm,un, Fields iriigjling ivllh Dyrd ami Malone rylng to nutslug Canny . All preliminaries will bo one-fall, ID-nlinwte time liiY>it ftilnlrs. The main go will be beat two of hrce falls and a 90-mtnute time iinll. First matches are to gel underway at 8:15. Fitzhugh Gets „Letter qt Tech L. W. FUzhugh, who starred HB a mril on DlythcviUe High schoo football teams In 1!H7 and 1918 lias been awarded a letter at Tcxn Tccll, Lllbljock. Tex. FUzhiigh, n Junior, was one o *t$ Red Raider foolUnll IcUenner QIU] one o[ seven guards who let tered. second gume. Kansas State Is make mince meat Stale tonight. UCLA will Uke on Notre Dame with the humiliated Irish a favorite In the other second roum) game. To Be Popular The bis Kansans rated number Iwo In the Associated Press basketball poll, guaranteed a lot of vote» for next week by the convincing manner in which they breezed past Notve Dame, holder o( number seven spol this week. UCLA hnd to weather t last period Michigan state comeback that came within two points o( tyliiR the game to eke out the decision. The Callfornlans ~wer« ranked No, II In th» . poll while Michigan Slate ddn't «ven get n mention In the weekly rallns of basketball strength. The Kansas Stale-Nolre Darn* score set a new record for th» tournament, topping the old high by Minnesota in UK 15-62 victory over Dartmouth in 1951. Ht< A Little Dick Knosiman. six foot jlx rnch renter, and Jessie Prlsock, ill foot five inch forward both scored Inthe first two minutes and then )?ept on scoring to lead for K«ni»s Stat« with 22 and 13 polnls respectively. Notre Dame center Norm Lewln- skl. who has been averaging better ,han 15 points a game, was nelrf scoreless In the flrnt half sn* end.ed the evening with only eight points. Guard Jack Stephana was high for the Irish with 17 polnls. " ' Kansas State was ahead -14-M at the half and showed consistency by whining bj in iddltlonil 18 point margin. UCLA and Michigan" atote wtr« lied at 2-1-24 with four "mlnutef to go In the tint half, but thn Californians got hot «n* led W'2» at the Intermission.. Michigan state was within two polnls qf tying the gam» In the final period, substitute guard Bob Devcnriy missed a field goal and UCLA grabbed th« ball and hit one more basket and a free throw to sew up the game. 'What do I have to do to w my home town?" he moaned. Chrlslenborry's Inter visit with the' ood news brought a grin to his ice. As might lie expected there V^DS violent reaction In the camp of Glartinllo. Tony Ferranlc, Giar- ello's manager, said he would ake the case lo lib lawyer to test he legality ,of the commission's :CtiOIl. In (he meantime,, the Interna- ional Boxing Club announced a an. 9 Garden bout between Giardello and Rocky Castollnni. Chrtstcnberry said his action meant "no reflection on the hon:sty and integrity of Mr. Agnello." la said lie understood former Commissioners Jim Farley and John J. Phelan had reversed decl- ons. comes the "official" winner on the reversal. That's the way it' will go into the record book. Still the original announcement of the of- Floor is - Oops! Too Slippery SAM FRANCISCO IIP,— Five thousand Jans gathered at the Cow Pnlace lafil nlghl to see which bas- ketbnll team—Southern California or St. Mary's—would polish off the other. Players slipped and fell In the warmups. To the sidelines they wen while 50 eager youngsters In the croud started working. They trici water. They tried popcorn *alt. They tried corn mcnl. Then resin. Hex' more water. An hour and H quarter later thi game was called. The slick floor hat polished otf both teams. Read Courier N'ews Classified Ads BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING .WYAWAY IOPAV!* WANTED SERVICE MANAGER Opening for man with Milllty, education and experience to operate our modern auto repair simp, lubrlcatlng-washlng department nnd nuto body repair - pitnt shop. Prefer man of Ions experience with Chevrolet. Ford nr Fljmouth dealer, Inil ivill consider a less experienced man of proven buslncs* ability. 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